Be Inspired 2014 finalists

The November 6 will be held in London, the annual award of the Be Inspired awards. This date will coincide with the conference on technologies applied to smart infrastructure management, which will be on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Here, those of us who attend the Conference will be able to participate in 6 interesting forums, On Future Vision, Public Services, Renewable Energy Management, Transportation and Intelligent Buildings.

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9 Independent judges will have the task of evaluating the 54 projects, which for the moment are finalists and that come from 49 different countries, distributed as follows:

  • North America: 16
  • Asia: 14
  • Europe: 11
  • Spain and Latin America: 6
  • Oceania: 4
  • Middle East: 3
  • Africa: 1

This time in Latin America and Spain excel at least 6 projects that I marked in red so that they can easily identify them:

  • Spain and Uruguay in Projects related to Territorial Management, which has again been included in this edition,
  • Peru in Mining and Metals,
  • And Brazil competing in three categories: in Transportation, Roads and River Systems.

These are the finalists

Innovation in life cycle management

  • Agrium Inc. - Agrium Vanscoy Potash Operations Reliability Improvement Project - (Vanscoy, Saskatchewan, Canada)
  • Severn Trent Water Ltd - EToN 6: Technology in Street Works - (Midlands, United Kingdom)
  • Tenaga Nasional Berhad - Asset Performance Management at Tenaga Nasional Berhad Power Plants - (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Innovation in Bridges

  • Anhui Transport Consulting & Design Institute Co., Ltd - Second Wuhu Yangtze River Highway Bridge - (Wuhu, Anhui, China)
  • Hanson Professional Services Inc. - Alaska's Northern Rail Extension: Tanana River Bridge - (Salcha, Alaska, United States)
  • HDR - Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing: The New York Bridge - (Westchester, New York, United States)

Innovation in Buildings

  • John Portman & Associates - Yinchuan Greenland Center - (Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China)
  • Morphosis Architects - Emerson College Los Angeles - (Los Angeles, California, United States)
  • MWM Architekci Sp. Z oo - Hotel Arłamów - (Ustrzyki Dolne, Podkarpacie, Poland)

Innovation in Construction

  • Arabtec Construction LLC - Fairmont Hotel - (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)
  • Jacobs - EPC Success Using ConstructSim - (Houston, Texas, United States)
  • Michigan Department of Transportation - ProjectWise: A Change in Construction - (Michigan, United States)

Innovation in Government

  • City of Eindhoven - 3D City and IFC Integrated - (Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands)
  • Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd. - Disaster Prevention and Risk Reduction Project - (Nagano Prefecture, Japan)
  • Ordnance Survey Ireland - A New Authoritative Spatial Data Infrastructure for Ireland - (Dublin, Ireland)

Innovation in Territorial Management and Development

  • Arup - Civil BIM Implementation for Campus Projects in Qatar - (Doha, Qatar)
  • Barcelona Regional SA - Sediment Balance of the Beaches of Barcelona (Barcelona, ​​Spain)
  • Cathie Associates - Montevideo Multipurpose Harbor - (Montevideo, Uruguay)

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Innovation in Megaprojects

  • Guangdong Hydropower Planning & Design Institute - 3D Design for Qingyuan Pumped Storage Power Station: Detailed Design and Construction - (Qingyuan, Guangdong, China)
  • Jacobs and Bouygues Civil Works Florida - Port of Miami Tunnel and Access Improvements - (Miami, Florida, United States)
  • QGC Pty Limited - The Journey from Physical Assets to Digital Assets for the Queensland Curtis LNG Project - (Gladstone, Queensland, Australia)

Innovation in Mining and Metals

  • Ausenco - Constancia Project - (Chamaca and Livitaca, Chumbivilcas, Peru)
  • Ausenco - Goldstrike - (Eureka County, Nevada, United States)
  • Vale Manitoba Operations - T1 Mine, 4160 Level Loading Pocket Redesign and Rebuild - (Thompson, Manitoba, Canada)

Innovation in Marine Platforms

  • Dockwise Shipping BV - SHWE Transportation and Installation - (Bay of Bengal, Myanmar)
  • Orca Offshore - Centrica F3-FA Self-installing Platform - (Dutch North Sea, Netherlands)
  • SNC-Lavalin UK Limited - Mariner Jacket Detailed Design - (Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom)

Innovation in Power Generation

  • Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. - Development of Decommissioning Engineering Platform Based on Plant 3D Model - (Japan)
  • IY Genesis Advanced Engineering Ltd. - Bobo II-III 54 MW Power Plant - (Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso)
  • Kavin Engineering And Services Private Limited - Power Plant for Garraf Development Facility Operation - (Iraq)

Innovation in Manufacturing Processes

  • 3DDraughting - LPG Import and Storage Terminal - (Saldanha Bay, Western Cape, South Africa)
  • Eastman Chemical Company - Eastman's Journey to a New Global Information-Sharing Platform - (Kingsport, Tennessee, United States)
  • Tianjin MCC20 Construction Co., Ltd - 1 × 600m2 Sintering Machine Phase-I Project - (Rizhao, Shandong, China)

Innovation in Project Optimization

  • Bechtel - Vauxhall Underground Station: Congestion Relief and Step-free Access Project - (London, United Kingdom)
  • JL Patterson & Associates, Inc. - Tehachapi Mountains Double Track Project - (Tehachapi, California, United States)
  • MMC Oil & Gas Engineering Sdn Bhd - MMCOG Integrated Data Administration - (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Innovation in Transport and Railways

  • Hatch Mott MacDonald - Intelligent Rail Signal Design via 2D Schematics and 3D Models - (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)
  • JM Souto Engenharia - Detailed Project for the Adequacy of the Alternative Railway Route - (Congonhas, Minas Gerais, Brazil)
  • Track Access Services Ltd - Track Access Survey and Sighting - (United Kingdom)

Innovation in Roads

New zealand bridge

  • Engevix Engineering, Themag Engineering, and Planservi Engenharia - Santos Guarujá Tunnel - (Santos and Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Washington State Department of Transportation - I-90: Snoqualmie Pass East, Phase 1A through Phase 2A - (Hyak, Washington, United States)
  • Well-Connected Alliance - The Waterview Connection - (Auckland, New Zealand)

Innovation in Structural Engineering

  • Beijing Building Construction Research Institute Co., Ltd .; Beijing Institute of Architectural Design; National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) - (Karst, Guizhou, China)
  • D & H Steel Construction - Westgate Footbridge - (Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand)
  • Fitzpatrick Engineering Group - Octapharma Blood Plasma Facility - (Charlotte, North Carolina, United States)

Innovation in utilities and Service Networks

  • China Southern Power Grid Research Center - Zhaotong Converter Station - (China)
  • ElectraNet - Bentley Substation Implementation and Integration into ElectraNet SOP - (Adelaide, South Australia, Australia)
  • Time Warner Cable - An Enterprise GIS Strategy for Increased Revenue and Lower Costs Using Bentley's Communications Solution - (Centennial, Colorado, United States)

Innovation in Water, Sewer and Treatment Plants

  • CH2M HILL - Skyway Wastewater Treatment Plant Phase II Expansion - (Burlington, Ontario, Canada)
  • MWH - Seafield Wastewater Treatment Works Thermal Hydrolysis Plant - (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom)
  • Power China Central Southern Geotechnical Design Institute Co., Ltd. - 3D Collaborative Design Accelerates Industry Revolution: The Standardized Design and Application of Water Project - (Qingzhen, Guizhou, China)

Innovation in modeling of river waters and water networks

  • AECOM India - Delhi Jal Board - Sewerage Master Plan - 2031 for NCT of Delhi - (New Delhi, Delhi, India)
  • Manila Water Company, Inc. - Marikina North Project - (Marikina City, Philippines)
  • Sabesp - Overview and Supervision: Cantareira Water Supply System - (São Paulo, Brazil)

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